The Seven Step Meeting is an established process that has been shown to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of meetings. The process encourages shared responsibility for meeting success by structuring roles and responsibilities for meeting participants and utilizing a structured (timed) agenda to keep meetings focused and productive.
The following 6-minute video describes and demonstrates the 7-Step Meeting Process.
- Leadership Lesson: Tools for Effective Team Meetings - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Team from the Association of American Medical Colleges
Scholtes, P., Joiner, B., & Streibel, B. The Team Handbook. 3rd rev. ed. Madison, Wisconsin: GOAL/QPC; 2018.